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Hale County, TX Public Records

District Court
225 Broadway
Plainview, TX 79072-8050 www.halecounty.org/district_offic...
Hours: 8AM-N; 1-5PM CST
P: 806-291-5226
F: 806-291-5206
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, sealed, or adoption records released
Monthly schedules and daily docket available free at website - go to the court links section for the 242nd and 64th District Courts (Shared with Swisher County).
County Court
500 Broadway, #140
Plainview, TX 79072-8030 www.halecounty.org/hale_co_courts...
Hours: 8AM-N, 1-5PM CST
P: 806-291-5261
F: 806-291-9810
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, sealed, or adoption records released
Probate records are in a separate index. Probate fax is same as main fax number.
Justice of Peace Precinct 3 Place 1 - Abernathy
PO Box 217
Abernathy, TX 79311 www.halecounty.org/hale_co_courts...
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM CST
P: 806-757-2476
F: 806-757-2481
Couriers: 1410 Highway 54
Abernathy, TX 79311
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
The office for the Court is located outside of Abernathy at I27 and FM54. Docket access is at http://txhaleodyprod.tylerhost.net/PublicAccess/default.aspx.
Justice of Peace Precinct 1 Place 1 - Plainview
500 Broadway, Rm 10
Plainview, TX 79072 www.halecounty.org/hale_co_courts...
Hours: 8:AM-12: 1PM-5PM CST
P: 806-291-5201
F: 806-291-5310
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
Docket access is at http://txhaleodyprod.tylerhost.net/PublicAccess/default.aspx.

Hale County, TX Vital Records

Contact the Hale County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Hale County
County Clerk
www.halecounty.org/county_offices...
8AM-N 1PM-5PM CST
Phone: 806-291-5261
Fax: 806-291-9810
Recorded Documents

Hale County Vital Certificates

Hale County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Hale County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,004.65 sq mi
Population (2009): 35,408
  • Females: 49.2%
  • White: 91.0%
  • Black/African American: 6.0%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 54.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 39.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,197
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 8.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 39.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 19.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 65.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.86
Housing Units (2000): 13,526
Homeownership Rate (2000): 64.8%
Migration Flow to Hale County, TX from (2007-2008):

Hale County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $626,131
  • Construction: $16,888
  • Retail Trade: $44,877
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $16,022
  • Retail Trade: $44,877
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $11,902
  • Manufacturing: $101,474
  • Farms: $52,502
  • Government: $111,213
Employed (2000): 14,646
Unemployed (2000): 1,058
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $23,758
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,895
Local Government Revenue (2007): $85,222 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $18,824 (thou. dol.)

Hale County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 644
  • Per 1,000 population: 18.1
Deaths (2007): 285
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 3.1

Hale County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 101
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 10
  • Robbery: 10
  • Aggravated Assault: 80
Property Crimes (2008): 1,199
  • Burglary: 303
  • Larceny-Theft: 860
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 36

Hale County Genealogy Records